Super Eagles’ Odion Ighalo Tops AFCON 2019 Goalscorers’ Chart

Last updated on August 14th, 2019 at 9:49 am

Ighalo AFCON 2019 Goalscorers Chart

The ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nations has reached the quarter-final stage and only 8 teams are now left.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria, Senegal, Benin, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Tunisia, Algeria, and Madagascar are the remaining eight teams at the 2019 AFCON.

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The reigning champions Cameroon and hosts Egypt are among the teams eliminated in the round of 16.

Cameroon suffered a disappointing 3-2 defeat against Nigeria, while Egypt were sent out surprisingly by South Africa.

The fight for who wins the Golden Boot award at the 2019 AFCON has begun with the likes of Odion Ighalo and Sadio Mane leading the race.

Memorable past winners of the prize have included Rashidi Yekini, Patrick Mboma and Samuel Eto’o.

Here is how the goal-scoring chart looks like ahead of the quarterfinal encounters which kicks off on Wednesday, July 10.

Players Goals Assists

  1. Odion Ighalo of Nigeria with 3 goals and 1 assist
  2. Adam Ounas of Algeria with 3 goals and 1 assist
  3. Sadio Mane of Senegal with 3 goals and no assist
  4. Cedric Bakambu of DR Congo with 3 goals and no assist

The Shanghai Shenhua striker scored a brace in the highly entertaining fixture that saw Nigeria come from behind to beat the Indomitable Lions 3-2 at the Alexander Stadium.

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Nigeria will play South Africa in the quarterfinals on Wednesday by 8pm.

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